CALLING ALL GREEN SMOOTHIES

This nutrient-dense, all-greens smoothie is sure to become a go-to favorite. Add a dash of organization by pre-chopping the zucchini and cucumber and freezing in single-portion amounts ahead of time.

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Ingredients:

2 tsp chia seeds

½ to ¾ cup coconut water

½ cup chopped cucumber

1 cup frozen, chopped zucchini

1 cup organic, baby spinach

1 scoop vegan protein powder (such as Sunwarrior or Vega)

2 tsp almond butter

1 tsp maca powder

¼ tsp ground cinnamon

Instructions:

  1. In a small bowl or glass, stir the chia seeds into the coconut water and let sit for 10 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, put all the other smoothie ingredients into the blender.
  3. Pour the chia/gel into the blender.
  4. Blend till smooth and thick. Add more coconut water if more liquid is needed.
  5. Enjoy!

 

Ingredient  Benefits
Almond Butter Almond butter is an excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamin E, riboflavin, manganese, magnesium. Phosphorus, calcium, and iron.
Chia Seeds Chia seeds are nutritional powerhouses—1 tablespoon contains 2 grams protein, 5 grams healthy fats, 5 grams of fiber, vitamins and minerals.
Cinnamon An anti-inflammatory, cinnamon’s benefits include improved heart health, oral health, lowered risk for diabetes, and weight loss.
Coconut Water An excellent source of electrolytes, coconut water is very hydrating, reduces fatigue, and promotes muscle relaxation.
Cucumber Cucumbers are an excellent source of antioxidants, beta carotene, manganese, and vitamins C and K, promoting good hydration, heart health, clear skin and strong bones.
Maca An adaptogen, maca helps regulate the stress hormones. It also improves sexual health, balances hormones, boosts energy, mood, and memory.
Spinach

 

Spinach is an excellent blood builder and cleanser, due to its content of iron, folate, vitamins B6 and K, and chlorophyll.
Zucchini Zucchinis are an excellent source of antioxidants and vitamin C. Much of their nutrition is in their skins, so don’t peel away all that goodness!

 

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